18th Century Continental Oak Trunk, Flemish Tapestry

(Belgium, 18th Century)

18th Century Continental Oak Trunk, Flemish Tapestry
5501 N. Federal Highway - Suite Four
Boca Raton, Florida, 33487
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18th Century Continental Oak Trunk, Flemish Tapestry

List Price $2,100

18th Century Continental Oak Trunk or Chest. Flemish tapestry of village landscape with hinged panel door, wrought iron handles, nail head studded ledges. Europe, ca. 1780. Wear consistent with age of 18th Century furniture, and in good condition, 28 1/4" x 35" x 19". Estate of Ambassador and Mrs. William H.G. Fitzgerald, Washington DC, by descent from Ignaz Petschek and Nikodem Caro, Austro-Hungarian Empire. According to VisitFlanders.co.uk, by the 16th century, Flanders had become the center of European tapestry production. In the 17th century Flemish tapestries were arguably the most important productions, with many specimens of this era demonstrating the intricate detail of pattern and color. Most of the tapestries have religious, mythological and historical subjects as well as hunting and harvest scenes. They are known for their high quality and extended use of colors. The oldest ones were made in the 13th century. The most important production centers were Doornik and Arras.

WIDTH: 35 in | HEIGHT: 28 in | DEPTH: 19 in

Origin Belgium
Category Trunks
Circa18th Century
Period 18th Century
Style Unspecified
ConditionVery good

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